Berkeley English Lecturers and Postdocs

Matthew Eric Ramirez

Matthew Eric Ramirez

TuTh 3:30-5, 331 Wheeler


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


"Descanting on Deformity:  The Irregularities in Shakespeare's Complex Chiasms."Text and Performance Quarterly. Vol. 31, No. 1, January 2011, pp. 37-49.


Berkeley-Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2013, "Close Encounters."  April 27th, 2013.  Paper to be Workshopped:  "Subproblems in Automated Plot Structure Analysis:  Logics of Agency, Dynamic Programming, and Some Challenges with NLP Models."

IU Bloomington Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2013, "Consent: Terms of Agreement."  March 21-23, 2013.  Paper Presented:  "Logic, Games, and Scams:  Humbugs and Swindles in the World of P.T. Barnum."

XXe Congrès de l'Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée (AILC).  July 18-24, 2013.  Paper to be Presented:  "Game Theory, Efficient Algorithms, and the Drama:  Some Applications from Comparative Literature."

Instituting Interdisciplinarity Conference at Columbia University.  November 12, 2011.  Paper Presented:  "Towards a Physiology of Drama: Plot Algorithms with Applications in Playwriting, Interactive Drama, and Collaborative Filtering."  Panel:  "Interdiscliplinarity between Art and Science."

Society for Renaissance Studies 4th National Conference 2010 at University of York. July 16-18, 2010.  Invited to Present: "Inverting Script and Scripture:  Shakespeare's Innovations of Biblical Chiasmus."  Panel: "Script and Scripture." 

New Critics Literature and Composition Conference at SUNY College at Oneonta.  April 24, 2010.  Invited to Present: "Hypocorisms and Hypokorizesthai:  A Rhetorical Distinction in Sidney, Spenser, and Shakespeare."

16th Annual ACMRS International Conference at Tempe, Arizona.  February 11-13, 2010.  Paper Presented: "Descanting on Deformity:  The Irregularities in Shakespeare's Complex Chiasms." 

3rd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.  October 24-25 2008.  Paper Presented:  "Plato's Socrates and the Greek Literary Tradition." 

English Department Classes

No recent courses taught.